McCullum, Anderson set up New Zealand win over Sri Lanka

Christchurch: A cracking half-century by Brendon McCullum set New Zealand up for a comfortable three-wicket win over Sri Lanka in their first ODI here yesterday.

Brendon McCullum
Brendon McCullum 

After McCullum's 51 in 19 balls provided his side a comfortable target well under four an over as they chased 219, Corey Anderson (81) ensured the job was done.

Sri Lanka, electing to bat first, posted 218-9 on the back of Mahela Jayawardene's 104.

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